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Peak Partners to launch hybrid emerging markets FoFs next month

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

Nikhil Jhangiani, the CIO of Geneva-based investment manager Peak Partners, told Opalesque of the imminent launch of a hybrid fund of funds (FoFs) called Granite Emerging Market Fund of Funds. It will be launched on 1st February with $10m from outside investors.

The fund wants to profit from opportunities in the emerging markets, which have lower debt to GDP than developed economies - hence the former’s huge growth potential while the latter struggle to pay back their debt. Emerging market strategies tend to be more volatile than most, says Peak’s presentation, but when you are able to contain drawdown, you can profit greatly from the “only growth opportunities currently available.”

Indeed, according to an IMF forecast, the world’s ten fastest economies (excluding those with less than 10m inhabitants and Iraq and Afghanistan) between 2011 and 2015 will only be emerging markets: China, India, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Vietnam, Congo, Ghana, Zambia and Nigeria (Source). And finance academic Niall Ferguson reportedly said yesterday that emerging nations are overtaking the West to become the world’s dominant economies in the biggest redistribution of wealth in 500 years. “We are living in a profound global shift," he said.

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